Fels Institute of Government

Economic Principles of Public Policy

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Jan 17—Apr 24, 2020
4 daysModules info
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
USD 14038
USD 3509 per day


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About the course

This course will introduce students to key economic concepts such as scarcity, efficiency, monopolies, and cost-benefit. Students will practice applying these principles to the range of decisions that public sector executives have to make in order to understand the trade-offs inherent in any public policy or program.

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Lauren Russell

Dr. Lauren Russell is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2017 and was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Scienc...


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